Strathmore Highland Games

June 8, 2014
Glamis Castle, near Forfar, United Kingdom

Set against the stunning backdrop of the Castle, it gives you all the caber tossing, hammer throwing, tug o�war action you�d expect from a top Highland games. You can even take part in the track and field events or just relax and enjoy the bagpiping competition and Highland Dance Championship. Gates open for the Games at 11am. Visitors to the Highland Games are entitled to visit the Gardens and Grounds of the Castle free of charge as well as discounted admission for a Castle tour. Games admission TBC.

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STRATHMORE HIGHLAND GAMES

June 12, 2010
Glamis Castle, Glamis. Nearest Town: Forfar, United Kingdom

Special Event: Scottish 800 Metres Cycling Championship. Scottish caber tossing Championship. Other Events: Running, Cycling, Highland dancing, Solo Piping. Heavy Events, Tug O’ War. Pipe Band in Attendance! Secretary: Mrs E Webster Dancing Contact: Anna Bain,Tel . 01324 630499 Handicapper: Adam Crawford, Tel: 01592 753439.

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Pipers: If your pipe chanter reed has been sitting for 2 hours or more, hold the reed between your index and thumb with a slight squeeze to warm the reed up for 20 to 30 seconds before playing. This will reduce the time the reed takes to come into pitch.
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